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Dozens of businesses across Chicago close to support immigrants

Dozens of businesses across Chicago close to support immigrants

Immigrants across Chicago heeded a call to skip work and school Thursday to demonstrate the economic power of a community that has been shaken by the Trump administration's hard-line stance on immigration.

Numerous businesses — including restaurants, dental offices, construction sites and grocery stores — either closed for the day or let employees take the day off to support A Day Without Immigrants, a loosely organized protest in several cities across the country that could represent the first salvo in a long fight. High-profile restaurants including The Berghoff and four establishments owned by Chicago chef Rick Bayless were among those that closed.

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